Thursday, February 20, 2014

Curriculum Center University Assistant - Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic

Curriculum Center University Assistant - Eastern Connecticut State University. Evenings. Part-time, temporary, no benefits. Up to 19 hours per week. Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Curriculum Center Librarian, the University Assistant will perform some or all of the following duties: Supervise student workers; Assist patrons in selecting and finding materials and recommend materials in all formats through CONSULS and LibGuide; Monitor Center’s Computer Lab and assist with materials preparation and marketing for workshops; Support grant research, applications and implementation and reporting activities; Provide general assistance to patrons in operating library equipment, microform readers, copiers, printers, computer equipment, interactive Smart Board, and reports problems to center’s librarian and director’s office; Delegate assignments to student assistants such as shelf reading by specific area; Complete curriculum projects as assigned by librarian and support staff; Other duties as assigned. Require Qualifications: The University Assistant must be able to: provide effective library services to students, faculty, and the general public; perform public services work with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff members, and community library users; work under stress, with courtesy, calmness and good judgment; work creatively and collaboratively in a team environment with other library staff, as well as independently in an emergency staffing situation; work evening hours with great dependability. BA degree required. Competence with current computer technologies including Internet, email, MS Word. Desired Qualifications: A preferred applicant for the position of Curriculum Center University Assistant would have the following: Experience using curriculum materials to create lessons. Experience using Microsoft products to create educational materials. Knowledge of technology and tools used to collaborate, teach, create, and share. Internet searching skills, grant writing ability. Experience with various types of library equipment (printers, copiers, microform readers, etc.). To Apply: send letter of application, resume, and three recent signed letters of reference to: Patricia S. Banach, Director of Library Services (, J. Eugene Smith Library, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. Screening begins immediately and will continue until position filled.